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  1. Second Generation MINI Tuning
    Has anyone done this swap? Just curious to the effects it may have on the engine/performance and such and whether its a good idea or not. Appreciate all replies! Will
  2. Maintenance & MINI Care
    Hello, so I recently bought some of this for my MINI COOPER D and was wondering if anyone else has used it before in their diesel minis? My reason for asking is that the DPF warning light flashes up every time I start the engine but goes out when driving. So I bought some of this to see if it...
  3. Second Generation MINI Exterior
    Will a 2010 jcw boot fit a mini one as i jave broken rear demister so it is cheaper to buy new boot than get window replaced
  4. Second Generation Faults & Fixes
    Aloha! Got some continuous problems with my 2011 Mini S Manual Trans under 50,000 mls - First codes were: 2D60 VANOS exhaust:control fault, camshaft jammed 2C58 Charge-air pressure control, deactivation: change air pressure build-up disabled Since then, I've swapped the two VANOS solenoid...
  5. Second Generation Faults & Fixes
    I have a 2008 MCS with 71K miles. Lately, I've been getting the half engine warning light on the tach, but no check engine light. The CCID code is 117. Usually happens when I step on the gas hard and get boost. Sometimes it goes away and once I step back up on the gas I get the warning light. I...
  6. General Discussion
    Hello everyone. I am looking to buy my first car and have been won over by the Mini's charms! However, I have a choice to make with my budget of £3000 and would appreciate any opinions and input. I am looking for a petrol, manual Cooper. My budget places me at a late ('06) R50 or an early ('07)...
  7. Second Generation MINI Cooper
    Hi All I own a Mini R56 1.6 Cooper and its developed a Misfire in Cylinder 1. I have completed a compression test and that was all okay, swapped spark plugs, coil packs and fuel injectors but yet the engine still misfires and does not move from cylinder 1, I've come to the end of all my...
  8. General Discussion
    Here is the ultimate list for the Best Mods for the 2nd Gen MINI MINI 2nd Gen Tuning Guide: The Best Mods For The R56 MINI - JCW Adventures